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Apis

[ ey-pis ]
/ ˈeɪ pɪs /
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noun Egyptian Religion.
a sacred bull worshiped at Memphis: identified originally with Ptah and later assimilated with Osiris to form the Ptolemaic Serapis.
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Also called Ha·pi [hah-pee, khah-pee], /ˈhɑ pi, ˈxɑ pi/, Hap [hahp, khahp] /hɑp, xɑp/ .

Origin of Apis

First recorded in 1600–10; from Latin Āpis, from Greek Âpis, from Egyptian ḥjpw
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British Dictionary definitions for Apis

Apis
/ (ˈɑːpɪs) /

noun
(in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis
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